Presiding Judge:  Daniel Robledo




Court #1

Judge Michelle Morales  
Court Days  Court Times

Mon – Thur
 5:00 PM & 5:45 PM
 10:00 AM &  10:45 AM




Court #2

Judge Max Munoz    Court Days  Court Times

Mon – Fri

 12:00 PM & 1:00 PM




Court #3

Judge David Bonilla     Court Days  Court Times

Mon – Thur
 7:00 AM & 8:00 AM
 7:30 AM & 8:30 AM



Court #4

Judge Victor Salas    Court Days  Court Times
  Mon – Thur
 3:00 PM & 3:45 PM
 11:30 AM & 12:15 PM


Victor Salas was appointed by El Paso City Council as Judge of Municipal Court #4 on August 26, 2014, to fill an unexpired term.  He previously served the City of El Paso as an Associate Municipal Judge from December 2011 until his appointment.
Judge Salas was born in El Paso, Texas, and he is a graduate of Ysleta High School.  He earned his B.A. in Political Science from UCLA in 1988, and his law degree from the Texas Tech Law School in 1992.  Upon graduation from law school, Judge Salas worked for the El Paso office of the Federal Public Defender.  He went into private practice as a partner with the Law Offices of Salas & Salas, L.L.P. in 1995 until the present.
Judge Salas is licensed and a member of the following organizations: 

  • Admitted to practice by the State Bar of Texas
  • Admitted to practice by the United States District Court, Western District of Texas
  • Admitted to practice by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • Member - Texas Municipal Courts Association
  • Member - El Paso Bar Association
  • Member - Mexican American Bar Association of El Paso
  • Member - LULAC Council 4981
  • Member - Westside Democrats of El Paso
  • Member - Wiggs Middle School PTA
  • Founder - Ysleta High School Attorney Alumni Association
  • Founder - Mesita Elementary School Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) Program
  • Adult Leader  - Boy Scouts of America, Troop 2, El Paso, Texas
  • Recipient -“2014 Outstanding Lawyer” by MABA of El Paso

Judge Salas is married to Georgina, a Grant Coordinator at UTEP, and they have one son in middle school.





Judge Daniel Robledo    Court Days  Court Times
  Mon – Thur
 11:30 AM & 12:15 PM
 7:00 AM & 7:45 AM  


Daniel Robledo has been employed with the City of El Paso since 1988. He served as Assistant City Prosecutor for 13 years prior to being elected to the El Paso Municipal Court No. 5 in 2001. He is currently serving his second term as Elected Judge of Court No. 5. Judge Robledo also served as Municipal Court Judge for the City of Horizon. He was appointed into the position in 1998 and served until 2001.

Judge Daniel Robledo has been involved in a variety of community affairs such as free legal clinic, pro bono legal services in family law cases, and helping with many aspects of the election process. Among his numerous awards, The Mexican American Bar Association honored, Judge Robledo, as outstanding member in contribution to the organization from 1994 to 1996.

He received his B. S. Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of El Paso and then attended the Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University. He has been licensed to practice law since 1987.

Judge Robledo’s professional affiliations include the following:

  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • United States District Court for District of Arizona
  • United States Claims Court
  • Mexican American Bar Association
    • 1987-Present
    • 1994-1995, Vice President
    • 1995-1998, Term Board of Directors
  • Texas Bar Association
    • 1987-Present, Local State Bar Committee, Criminal Law Committee, Law Library Committee
    • 1995-1998, Hispanic Issue Committee
  • The College of the State Bar of Texas 1991-2005
  • El Paso Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Other Memberships:

  • El Paso Democratic Party
  • Tejano Democrats
  • Five Points Civic Association
  • Eastside Civic Association
  • Northeast Democrats





Court of Appeals

Judge Odell Holmes, Jr. is a native El Pasoan, who attended St. Patrick’s Parochial Elementary School, graduated from Austin High School in 1962, then attended Texas Western College, now UTEP, receiving his Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in 1966. Judge Holmes then attended Baylor University in Waco, Texas receiving his Juris Doctorate Degree in 1968.

After returning to El Paso following law school, Judge Holmes joined the District Attorney’s staff here in El Paso and served as an Assistant District Attorney during 1968 and 1969. He left that office to join the firm of COLLINS, LANGFORD, AND PINE and served with them for approximately three and a half (3 1/2 ) years, when he opened his own private practice in which he has been engaged ever since.

Judge Holmes served as City Prosecutor for the City of El Paso, and then was elected as judge of Municipal Court No. 1 in 1979 and served in that capacity until 1985, at which time he was appointed as judge of El Paso’s Municipal Court of Appeals, and has served since that date until present in that capacity.

Judge Holmes has been a member of the State Bar of Texas and the El Paso Bar Association since receiving his license, and was former president of the El Paso Young Lawyers Association as well as the director for the State Board of the Young Lawyers Association, and past president of the El Paso Trial Lawyers Association, and former president of the Westside YMCA Board of Directors here in El Paso. Judge Holmes is also a Certified Mediator and is associated with the Texas Arbitration of Mediation Services here in El Paso in that capacity.

Personally, Judge Holmes is married to Annette Holmes, and is the father of three (3) children, James Odell, Amanda Lynn, and Courtney Lynette.

Since all of El Paso’s Municipal Judges serve on a part-time basis, Judge Holmes is also in private practice of law with emphasis in the following areas, personal injury, family law, wills and estates, probate, as well as conducting a general law practice in many other areas.


For more information on the appeal process, visit Municipal Court of Appeals page.